UNIBEN Department of Library and Information Science Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Education at the University of Benin.

It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIBEN  to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Benin is a federal government-owned university, funded and managed by the federal government of Nigeria. The university was founded in 1970. University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

The university is one of the oldest in Nigeria and has a very large student and staff population. Resulting in a student-staff ratio of about 10:1.

UNIBEN Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 Academic Session
UNIBEN Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 Academic Session

The University has a diverse student population with students from different parts of the country and different age brackets. University of Benin courses cut across various levels in agriculture, science, etc.

university of Benin admission is extremely competitive as Many candidates apply for admission into the university annually. University of Benin’s school fees are also very affordable and it provides its students with facilities and infrastructure,

they have good hostels, roads electricity, etc. The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited faculties and departments in the university.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Library and Information Science;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and three other relevant Arts/Science/Social Science subjects.

Jamb Subject Combination

In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Library and Information Science under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Any three subjects.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Library and Information Science if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects plus the UTME requirements.
  • NCE merit in relevant subjects.

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2022/2023 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.

We wish you the best of luck.

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